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6 05, 2015

Herring Spawn: a Smorgasbord for Marine Mammals in the Pacific Northwest

By |2015-05-06T17:33:51+00:00May 6th, 2015|Categories: News, SMRUC North America, Video|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The herring spawn is one of the most spectacular natural events that occurs annually on the west coast of North America. Each year, tens of thousands of herring migrate from the open ocean to coastal areas were they spawn in remarkably large numbers. The males release ‘milt,’ which contains sperm, and the females release eggs into the [...]